Updated: Thu, 14 Aug 2014 07:45:00 GMT
The most fascinating facts about The Wizard of Oz

It's been 75 years since the premiere of the 1939 musical fantasy film



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It's been 75 years since the premiere of 1939 musical fantasy film The Wizard of Oz, and it's still considered to be one of the most influential and popular movies of all time.

Judy Garland played the lead role in the film, which was based on book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L Frank Baum and the part helped transform her into one of Hollywood's most admired icons.

As the movie celebrates the milestone, we look back at some of the most fascinating facts about The Wizard of Oz...

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